Marijuana Addiction

New Illinois program lets patients substitute opiate prescriptions for pot - The Depaulia

Mon, 2019-04-15 01:01
New Illinois program lets patients substitute opiate prescriptions for pot  The Depaulia

In 2017, 2202 families in Illinois felt the immediate effects of the opioid epidemic that has consumed the nation. Over 2000 Illinois residents died in opiate related ...

CBD takes off as miracle drug while sister compound remains illegal - The Depaulia

Mon, 2019-04-15 01:01
CBD takes off as miracle drug while sister compound remains illegal  The Depaulia

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, a CBD-infused gummy a day might keep the doctor and the psychiatrist at bay. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a sister ...

2020 Democratic candidate Andrew Yang’s plan to take on opioids: decriminalize heroin and fentanyl - Vox.com

Sun, 2019-04-14 18:35
2020 Democratic candidate Andrew Yang’s plan to take on opioids: decriminalize heroin and fentanyl  Vox.com

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang put forward his plan to decriminalize opioids, including heroin and fentanyl, during a CNN town hall Sunday ...

Gardiner officials mull progress in marijuana regulation - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Sun, 2019-04-14 17:12
Gardiner officials mull progress in marijuana regulation  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

GARDINER — Before voting to extend Gardiner's temporary ban on commercial marijuana enterprises, some elected officials wondered if by doing so, Gardiner ...

Don't expect your doctor to prescribe CBD, says physicians' college - CBC.ca

Sun, 2019-04-14 08:30
Don't expect your doctor to prescribe CBD, says physicians' college  CBC.ca

People are looking for cannabis products with CBD, citing anecdotal evidence. But until the research is there to support it, your doctor is probably not going to ...

NDN LETTERS 0414 - Naples Daily News

Sun, 2019-04-14 04:00
NDN LETTERS 0414  Naples Daily News

We want the best drugs, the best procedures, the best doctors. We want to live as long as we can, and cost is of no concern.

International health IT week in review: April 14 - Pulse+IT

Sat, 2019-04-13 16:07
International health IT week in review: April 14  Pulse+IT

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending April 14:

New Mexico Decriminalizes Adult Use Cannabis - Forbes

Sat, 2019-04-13 05:00
New Mexico Decriminalizes Adult Use Cannabis  Forbes

Cannabis legalization did not pass New Mexico's legislature this year. However, New Mexico is the 24th state to decriminalize possession of cannabis and ...

Some see hope, others see problems in Colorado push to 'defelonize' drug possession - The Denver Channel

Fri, 2019-04-12 17:28
Some see hope, others see problems in Colorado push to 'defelonize' drug possession  The Denver Channel

Some Colorado lawmakers want to make felony drug charges a thing of the past. They see it as a way to stop "arresting away" our drug problem, but critics argue ...

Catherine Antley: The costs of marijuana commercialization - vtdigger.org

Fri, 2019-04-12 17:01
Catherine Antley: The costs of marijuana commercialization  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by Catherine Antley, MD, a community medical doctor. Many of our legislators think that taxing marijuana will create a new ...

Congress, stop blocking D.C. from regulating its marijuana market - The Washington Post

Fri, 2019-04-12 15:34
Congress, stop blocking D.C. from regulating its marijuana market  The Washington Post

The District has a long history of fighting to secure its fundamental rights. With the watershed passage in the House of legislation endorsing D.C. voting rights ...

A for-profit recreational marijuana industry would imperil Illinois youth - Chicago Sun-Times

Fri, 2019-04-12 15:14
A for-profit recreational marijuana industry would imperil Illinois youth  Chicago Sun-Times

A vote for marijuana commercialization in this state is a vote against our youth and our state's future.

Letter: New York would regret legalizing marijuana - Buffalo News

Fri, 2019-04-12 14:33
Letter: New York would regret legalizing marijuana  Buffalo News

I read with great interest, the recent Viewpoints article by Dasheeda Dawson urging the legalization of marijuana in New York State.The author credits Buffalo ...

researcher aims to study societal impacts of cannabis | UCLA - UCLA Newsroom

Fri, 2019-04-12 14:02
researcher aims to study societal impacts of cannabis | UCLA  UCLA Newsroom

In the 15 months since the recreational sale of marijuana became legal for adults in California, an explosion of new cannabis-based products, unchecked health ...

researcher aims to study societal impacts of cannabis | UCLA - UCLA Newsroom

Fri, 2019-04-12 14:02
researcher aims to study societal impacts of cannabis | UCLA  UCLA Newsroom

In the 15 months since the recreational sale of marijuana became legal for adults in California, an explosion of new cannabis-based products, unchecked health ...

Failure to follow rules results in prison sentence - Zanesville Times Recorder

Fri, 2019-04-12 14:00
Failure to follow rules results in prison sentence  Zanesville Times Recorder

Zanesville woman gets 11 months in prison for violating community control.

Medical cannabis isn’t reaching NHS patients. And I’m in too much pain to wait - The Guardian

Fri, 2019-04-12 09:03
Medical cannabis isn’t reaching NHS patients. And I’m in too much pain to wait  The Guardian

I'm forced to break the law to buy products that help with my MS, says the writer James Coke.

CBD Lures Stressed-Out Parents Looking to Unwind - The New York Times

Fri, 2019-04-12 08:03
CBD Lures Stressed-Out Parents Looking to Unwind  The New York Times

Caught in the churn of long days and sleepless nights, some parents have found solace in a nonintoxicating chemical derived from hemp. But is it safe?

Tennessee's medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would've OK'd vapes and edibles, but not joints - The Tennessean

Fri, 2019-04-12 05:00
Tennessee's medical marijuana bill, dead until 2020, would've OK'd vapes and edibles, but not joints  The Tennessean

Tennessee lawmakers are considering a big medical marijuana bill that would legalize marijuana dispensaries and marijuana cards across the state.

Legalize marijuana, but limit THC content - The CT Mirror

Fri, 2019-04-12 03:02
Legalize marijuana, but limit THC content  The CT Mirror

On March 25, the general law committee passed house bill HB 7371, moving Connecticut one step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana. Although the bill ...